The table below looks at the statistics for VB.NET skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB.NET over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 208 147 144
Rank change year-on-year
-61 -3
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 43 103 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.48% 1.15% 1.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.42% 3.50% 3.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 58 62
Average daily rate
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£360 £343 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.10% -2.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £230 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 14
Average hourly rate - £25.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -28.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £29.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+44.06% -15.71%
VB.NET
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Programming Languages Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
3023 2944 2721
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 33.41% 32.78% 33.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1867 1639 1383
Average daily rate £355 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.41% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £444
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £341 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.79% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 104 203
Average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £17.50 £17.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.79 £53.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +2.85%

VB.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VB.NET across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VB.NET Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

VB.NET
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VB.NET across the South East region.

VB.NET Daily Rate Trend in the South East

VB.NET
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VB.NET across the South East region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

VB.NET Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

VB.NET
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VB.NET across the South East region.

VB.NET Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

VB.NET
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VB.NET within the South East region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey -13 9 £313 -16.66% 8
Oxfordshire -15 9 £475 - 7
Berkshire -2 7 £375 -6.25% 9
Hampshire -19 5 £350 +16.66% 23
West Sussex -26 5 £431 +43.75% 2
Buckinghamshire +4 3 £350 +16.66% 8
Sussex -2 1 £250 -
Kent -4 1 - - 2
East Sussex - 1 £305 - 5
VB.NET
England

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing VB.NET also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VB.NET.

1 140 (100.00%) .NET
2 93 (66.43%) C#
3 79 (56.43%) SQL
4 70 (50.00%) ASP.NET
5 47 (33.57%) Visual Studio
5 47 (33.57%) JavaScript
6 45 (32.14%) SQL Server
7 38 (27.14%) HTML
8 37 (26.43%) XML
9 29 (20.71%) Microsoft
9 29 (20.71%) Oracle
10 28 (20.00%) .NET Framework
11 27 (19.29%) Agile Software Development
11 27 (19.29%) Windows
12 23 (16.43%) VB
12 23 (16.43%) Oracle Database
13 21 (15.00%) T-SQL
14 20 (14.29%) PL/SQL
14 20 (14.29%) Scrum
14 20 (14.29%) Data Structures
15 19 (13.57%) MVC
15 19 (13.57%) IIS
16 17 (12.14%) VBScript
16 17 (12.14%) Team Foundation Server
17 16 (11.43%) TDD
17 16 (11.43%) WinForms
17 16 (11.43%) Finance
18 15 (10.71%) CSS
18 15 (10.71%) jQuery
19 14 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing VB.NET also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VB.NET. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 19 (13.57%) IIS
2 5 (3.57%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.14%) Oracle Workflow
3 3 (2.14%) CMS
3 3 (2.14%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (2.14%) Sitefinity
4 2 (1.43%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (1.43%) WinCC
5 1 (0.71%) LiveCycle
5 1 (0.71%) Node.js
Applications
1 8 (5.71%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.14%) MS Office
3 1 (0.71%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 11 (7.86%) SmartPlant
2 5 (3.57%) Adobe Campaign
3 4 (2.86%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (2.14%) WebTrends
4 3 (2.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.71%) Pivotal CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.14%) Google Analytics
1 3 (2.14%) Adobe Analytics
2 2 (1.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.71%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.57%) HTTP
1 5 (3.57%) Internet
2 4 (2.86%) SSL
3 2 (1.43%) Modbus
3 2 (1.43%) Profibus
3 2 (1.43%) SAN
3 2 (1.43%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.71%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (32.14%) SQL Server
2 23 (16.43%) Oracle Database
3 14 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (9.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (7.86%) SQL Server 2012
5 11 (7.86%) Data Warehouse
6 10 (7.14%) MS Access
7 9 (6.43%) SQL Server 2000
8 8 (5.71%) SQL Server 2005
9 7 (5.00%) Oracle Database 10g
10 6 (4.29%) Oracle Database 11g
10 6 (4.29%) Oracle BI EE
10 6 (4.29%) Crystal Reports
10 6 (4.29%) DTS
11 5 (3.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 4 (2.86%) MySQL
13 3 (2.14%) Relational Database
14 2 (1.43%) QlikView
15 1 (0.71%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 47 (33.57%) Visual Studio
2 17 (12.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (7.14%) JIRA
4 7 (5.00%) Subversion
5 4 (2.86%) ClearQuest
5 4 (2.86%) ClearCase
6 3 (2.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (1.43%) Selenium
7 2 (1.43%) WebDriver
7 2 (1.43%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.71%) IntelliJ
8 1 (0.71%) QuickTest Pro
8 1 (0.71%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.71%) Oracle APEX
General
1 16 (11.43%) Finance
2 8 (5.71%) Marketing
3 4 (2.86%) Military
3 4 (2.86%) Automotive
4 2 (1.43%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.43%) Banking
4 2 (1.43%) Retail
4 2 (1.43%) Back Office
4 2 (1.43%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.71%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.71%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 83 (59.29%) Developer
2 33 (23.57%) .NET Developer
3 19 (13.57%) Programmer
4 16 (11.43%) Analyst
5 14 (10.00%) Software Developer
6 9 (6.43%) Junior
6 9 (6.43%) VB.NET Developer
7 8 (5.71%) Junior Developer
8 7 (5.00%) Senior Developer
8 7 (5.00%) Support Engineer
8 7 (5.00%) Junior Software Developer
9 6 (4.29%) Oracle Developer
9 6 (4.29%) Database Developer
9 6 (4.29%) Team Leader
9 6 (4.29%) C# Developer
10 5 (3.57%) Analyst Programmer
10 5 (3.57%) Architect
10 5 (3.57%) Consultant
10 5 (3.57%) CRM Developer
10 5 (3.57%) Software Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 140 (100.00%) .NET
2 70 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 38 (27.14%) HTML
4 37 (26.43%) XML
5 28 (20.00%) .NET Framework
6 16 (11.43%) WinForms
7 15 (10.71%) CSS
7 15 (10.71%) jQuery
8 12 (8.57%) ASP.NET MVC
8 12 (8.57%) WCF
9 11 (7.86%) ASP.NET Web API
9 11 (7.86%) Web Services
10 9 (6.43%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 9 (6.43%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 8 (5.71%) WPF
12 7 (5.00%) Ajax
13 6 (4.29%) COM+
14 5 (3.57%) XSLT
14 5 (3.57%) Classic ASP
14 5 (3.57%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 20 (14.29%) Data Structures
2 10 (7.14%) SCADA
2 10 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (4.29%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.86%) Life Science
4 4 (2.86%) Client/Server
5 3 (2.14%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.14%) NHS
6 2 (1.43%) Digital Media
6 2 (1.43%) Clustering
6 2 (1.43%) Replication
7 1 (0.71%) iPhone
7 1 (0.71%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 27 (19.29%) Windows
2 5 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (1.43%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.43%) Android
4 1 (0.71%) Solaris
4 1 (0.71%) Windows XP
4 1 (0.71%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (19.29%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (14.29%) Scrum
3 19 (13.57%) MVC
4 16 (11.43%) TDD
5 14 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
6 13 (9.29%) Software Engineering
7 12 (8.57%) CRM
7 12 (8.57%) Performance Tuning
8 11 (7.86%) SDLC
9 10 (7.14%) Web Development
9 10 (7.14%) ITIL
10 9 (6.43%) ETL
10 9 (6.43%) Unit Testing
11 8 (5.71%) Data Analysis
12 7 (5.00%) Incident Management
13 6 (4.29%) Configuration Management
13 6 (4.29%) Service Management
13 6 (4.29%) Migration
13 6 (4.29%) SOA
14 5 (3.57%) CMMI
Programming Languages
1 93 (66.43%) C#
2 79 (56.43%) SQL
3 47 (33.57%) JavaScript
4 23 (16.43%) VB
5 21 (15.00%) T-SQL
6 20 (14.29%) PL/SQL
7 17 (12.14%) VBScript
8 11 (7.86%) VBA
8 11 (7.86%) C++
9 10 (7.14%) VB6
10 8 (5.71%) XAML
10 8 (5.71%) Java
11 4 (2.86%) PHP
12 3 (2.14%) Ruby
13 2 (1.43%) Objective-C
13 2 (1.43%) C
14 1 (0.71%) FoxPro (VFP)
14 1 (0.71%) Delphi
14 1 (0.71%) Pascal
14 1 (0.71%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 14 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 14 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (7.86%) Degree
3 9 (6.43%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (2.86%) MCTS
4 4 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (2.86%) MCAD
4 4 (2.86%) MCSD
4 4 (2.86%) MCDBA
5 3 (2.14%) MCITP
6 1 (0.71%) ISEB
6 1 (0.71%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.71%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.57%) QA
2 2 (1.43%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 1 (0.71%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.43%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.71%) Samba
Systems Management
1 2 (1.43%) SCCM
2 1 (0.71%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 29 (20.71%) Microsoft
1 29 (20.71%) Oracle
2 9 (6.43%) Intergraph
3 6 (4.29%) Business Objects
3 6 (4.29%) Adobe
4 5 (3.57%) SAP
4 5 (3.57%) Aprimo
4 5 (3.57%) Tableau
4 5 (3.57%) Eloqua
5 4 (2.86%) IBM
6 3 (2.14%) Google
6 3 (2.14%) Telerik
7 2 (1.43%) Xamarin
7 2 (1.43%) Siemens
7 2 (1.43%) Sun
8 1 (0.71%) Perforce
8 1 (0.71%) HP
8 1 (0.71%) Salesforce.com
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